Steve Dale Pet World 1/17/2021 | Keepings your pets safe in cold weather, the benefits of bats, and more

Steve Dale's Pet World

Steve Dale’s Pet World

Keeping our pets safe in cold weather. For example, do dogs require a winter coat? If so, what types of dogs? Does the age of the dog matter? I talk with Dr. Susan Ferraro, past president of the Chicago Veterinary Medical Association.

She also explains that she’s a fan of pet-friendly salt. Dr. Ferraro describes what frost bite in dogs looks like, and what – if anything – to do about.

Dr. Patrick Flynn, technical advisor for Central Florida for Zoetis and member of the Board of Directors Human Animal Bond Association talks about how bats may have a bad rap, but we really need them. They are incredibly beneficial, from pollination to insect control to helping us learn about the coronaviruses.

I offer my resolutions for pets for 2021.

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